No one likes carrying around a big bulky case or bag for our guitars but we put up with it to keep them safe. You already have to move you amp and pedals every time you go to a gig or rehearsal and large cases only make it harder. Mono have realized how annoying this can be so they have made the M80 Guitar Sleeve and M80 Bass Sleeve. This is the Ash finished version of the Bass Sleeve
If you have ever tried to carry a guitar on public transport or have even just tried to get your set up into the venue in one go you know how bad it can be to move your gear. So why not get a bag that is light, small and extremely protective over your guitar, it doesn't want to let it go!
Easy To Move
You have most likely turned up to a gig before and had nowhere to unpack your guitar so you are stuck at this funny angle trying to hold the bag up while unpacking from the side. With the Sleeve you can unpack your guitar easily when it is stood upright with top loading access. You can unpack faster and easier than ever before, you don't need to get frustrated during set up any more!
Protects The Neck
We have all seen images of guitars that have been broken at the neck by the friend that knocked the guitar over or the airline bagger who didn't care. A lot of the time this happens because the neck is not supported properly. You don't need to worry about that clumsy friend any more thanks to the headlock... no I am not recommending physical violence when they drop your guitar. The Headlock stops the neck from moving in the bag reducing the risk of damage when dropped thanks to its shock absorbing EVA rubber.
Protects The Body
Another common way for guitars to get damaged in transport is when it is put down too hard and the strap bin hits the ground with a lot of force. This can damage the strap button and the body of the guitar if the impact is hard enough. With the Mono Sleeve you don't need to worry about that as there is a shock absorbent EVA insole at the bottom of the bag to keep it protected against even big drops.
It's The Small Things
You can carry all of the cables and bits you need for your gig in the large messenger bag like storage compartment that like the rest of the Sleeve is water resistant and very hard wearing meaning you can use this case for years to come. The riveted handle to stop it coming loose and steel buckles and zippers keep this case working all year round no matter how much you gig.
Here's what MONO say about the M80 Bass Sleeve
The Guitar Sleeve is the latest addition to MONO's collection of professional luggage for musicians. Designed to be a minimalist solution for traveling light and simple, the new Sleeve collection of cases merges MONO's innovative protection and high quality construction standards into a super slim and stylish design.
The Sleeve is designed for standard, solid-body electric instruments. Hollow-body and other instruments with an overall maximum thickness (including bridge, pick-ups, knobs, toggles, etc.) of 3" are not recommended for the Sleeve. Bass Sleeve pouch internal fitting dimensions are 14" wide x 12" long (short side), 16" long (long side), and can be filled up to 2.5"- 3" deep